Global Warming

US President Barack Obama tours the National Hurricane Center in Miami on May 28, 2015.   AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo Courtesy: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Takes On Hurricane Preps & Climate Change

On his second day in South Florida, President Barack Obama used his annual hurricane briefing to warn about climate change and also made a significant stop before his departure.

05/28/2015

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Study: Man-Made Global Warming To Cause 95 Percent Of Very Hot Days By 2050

If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man’s effects on climate.

04/28/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential Bid

The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.

04/14/2015

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

Keystone XL Protesters (Photo by Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

Pope Francis (Photo by Osservatore Romano/Getty Images)

Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

DAVIE, FL - MARCH 28:  Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media as he attends the ribbon cutting for the opening of a I-595 Express Project on March 28, 2014 in Davie, Florida. The Governor finds himself dogged by questions about recent resignations by one of his top fundraisers, Mike Fernandez, as well as Gonzalo Sanabria, a longtime Miami-Dade Expressway Authority board member, who is reported to have resigned Thursday from his post to protest the disparaging and disrespectful treatment of Mike Fernandez, the former co-finance chairman of Gov. Rick Scotts campaign."  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Governor Scott Says He’ll Meet Scientists On Climate Change

Scientists from several Florida universities sent a letter to the state’s governor, asking for his attention regarding climate change.

07/16/2014

Turbulence may bring up the price of airfare. (Source: CBS4)

Turbulent Times As Scientists Investigate Flight Troubles

Turbulence is becoming a bigger problem that it used to be according to some pilots and scientists are concerned it is a result of climate changes.

05/19/2014

Dr. Harold R. Wanless, Chairman of UM's Geological Sciences Dept., and Broward Commissioner Kristin Jacobs discuss the impact of climate change with Jim DeFede.  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida – Climate Change

The climate report issued this week by the White House talks about the impact climate change on the country overall. There are particular concerns for South Florida, which Jim will address with his guests.

CBS4–05/12/2014

Image Credit: NASA SVS/NASA Center for Climate Simulation

New NASA Study Warns Of Climate Change’s Pace

NASA jumped back into the discussion of global climate change Tuesday with a new study that showed Earth’s climate will experience roughly 20 percent more warming than estimates originally stated, despite a recent slowdown.

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

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